Archives: December 2021

Current trends in the global forest industry

Record-high lumber prices in North America and Europe have moved both sawlog demand and values to some of their [...]

Finland: Junnikkala is building a new sawmill in Oulu

The sawmill company Junnikkala is building a new sawmill in the Laanila industrial area in Oulu. The new sawmill is [...]

Canfor to acquire Millar Western Forest Products

Canfor Corporation has entered into an agreement with Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. to acquire the company’s solid wood [...]

Will lumber prices rise in 2022?

No matter which way you look at it, 2021 was hardly a typical year. Between supply chain shortages, inflation, the [...]

China: Rise in CIF prices for lumber imports

According to China Customs in the third quarter of 2021 lumber imports totalled 21.91 million cubic metres valued at [...]

Vietnamese wood companies speed up production to meet year-end orders

According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade Export and Import Department wood and wood product exports in November reached [...]

Recent lumber price surge could fuel more Canadian acquisitions in US next year

Unprecedented transportation disruptions caused by floods in British Columbia have sent lumber prices soaring, boosting revenues for many North American [...]

Chinese demand for softwood logs very low due to market uncertainty

The current enthusiasm of Chinese domestic timber businessmen to stock up at the end of the year is much less [...]

B.C. forestry sector hit hard by fallout from November floods

Inability to move products forcing mills in the province to suspend operations.  Even before a series of atmospheric [...]

India: Greenlam enters plywood and particleboard market

Indian laminate manufacturer Greenlam Industries Ltd on Monday announced plans for a fast-tracked expansion of the firm. This includes [...]